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Waxhaw: small-town, USA

Waxhaw: small-town, USA

Downtown aims to meet growth while maintaining historic charm WAXHAW – Western Union County has seen exponential growth over the past decade, and though Waxhaw is in one of the… Read more »

News Briefs Aug 28

News Briefs Aug 28

Annual Senior Appreciation Day slated for Oct. 27 MONROE – Union County senior citizens who live independently at home are invited to the 19th annual Senior Appreciation Day on Oct…. Read more »

Community Spotlight: Jennifer Gordon

Community Spotlight: Jennifer Gordon

Jennifer Gordon is the director of Carolina Waterfowl Rescue. The volunteer-run nonprofit specializes in rescuing various waterfowl and other birds across the region in North and South Carolina. Carolina Waterfowl… Read more »

Overlooking the Monroe Bypass

Overlooking the Monroe Bypass

Public fight over U.S. 74 continues The Monroe Expressway, under construction in Union County, runs parallel with Interstate 77 express lanes in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties on many fronts –… Read more »

Business Briefs Aug. 28

Business Briefs Aug. 28

Chamber Lunch Mob slated for Sept. 1 at Bisonte Pizza Co. STALLINGS – The Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch Mob at Bisonte Pizza Co. on Tuesday,… Read more »

Don’t confuse your government with politics

Don’t confuse your government with politics

During college, most of which I’ve long forgotten, my favorite class was taught by a professor who loved to argue with any student daring to differ with his tenets of… Read more »

Weekly Recipe Aug. 28: Carmel Pound Cake

Weekly Recipe Aug. 28: Carmel Pound Cake

Union County Weekly introduces a new column, which will feature locally submitted recipes from our readers each week. Do you have a tried-and-true recipe your family has loved for years?… Read more »

Development Briefs Aug 28

Development Briefs Aug 28

New corporations form in county The following is a list of new corporations filed by registered agents with the N.C. Secretary of State on Aug. 17 to 21 in Union… Read more »

10 franchise opportunities available in Union County

10 franchise opportunities available in Union County

Last month’s groundbreaking at the Waverly shopping center at Providence and Ardrey Kell roads felt like the end of a game show in which the announcer reads off everything you’ve… Read more »

It might be hurricane season, but I live in a hurricane all year long

It might be hurricane season, but I live in a hurricane all year long

We are really close to getting my daughter married and out of the house. “Really close” might work in bocce ball, but it doesn’t work when your young adult still… Read more »